After seeking millions of dollars from a federal stimulus program he opposed, Republican vice presidential candidate Rep. Paul Ryan then appeared on a Boston talk radio program and denied he lobbied the Obama administration for the home state aid. On October 28, 2010, after the Wisconsin Republican penned letters to two federal departments seeking grants under the recovery package, Ryan responded to a caller who asked if he sought any of the money saying that he would not vote against something “then write to the government to ask them to send us money.”
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